Policy Issues in Nevada Education, Volume 3, Now Available
The College of Education is committed to engaging in research and evaluation efforts that align with contemporary legislative issues. Outputs of these efforts are periodically presented to Nevada legislators to help inform work concerning education-related issues. We invite legislators, community stakeholders and others to review the following papers encompassing the College's third volume of Policy Issues in Nevada Education for a deep dive into some of the biggest issues related to education in our state below.
- Supporting High Quality Early Childhood Experiences for Children with and Without Disabilities and Their Families in Nevada
Jenna Weglarz-Ward, Ph.D., Cyndy Ang, M.Ed., and Robin Gaynes, M.Ed.
- Supporting the Identification and Referral of Young Children with Disabilities and Developmental Delays in Nevada
Jenna Weglarz-Ward, Ph.D., Nicole Atwell, M.Ed., Heike Rüdenauer, M.Ed. and Pricella Morris, M.Ed.
- Autism and Young Children: Painting a Picture for Nevada
Cori M. More, Ph.D., BCBA, Janelle Saunders, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA, Amelia Fuqua, M.Ed., Sarah Katz, M.Ed., BCBA, Samantha Jasa, M.Ed., BCBA, and Kendra Antill, M.Ed.
- Retaining Nevada’s Teachers: Issues and Solutions
Iesha Jackson, Ph.D., Lois Paretti, M.Ed., Linda Quinn, Ph.D., Dana Bickmore, Ph.D., and Matthew Borek, Ph.D.
- Supporting Teacher Leadership in Nevada
Matthew Borek, Ph.D.
- School Safety in Nevada: Toward Thoughtful Responses to a Pernicious Problem
Samuel Song, Ph.D., Heather Thompson, B.S., and Patrice Leverett, Ph.D.
You are invited to join College of Education faculty, students and staff at an informal reception on March 5, 2019 in Carson City. Policy paper authors will be available to discuss these issues in education as well as potential solutions.